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ELECTION NOTICE

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board is seeking Nominations for Representation of the territory without municipal organization for the unincorporated townships in the Sault North Planning area.

Pursuant to Section 3.1(2) of Ontario regulation 278/98, under the District Social Service Administration Boards Act, there will be an election for two (2) representatives on the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB). 

A person is eligible to be a DSSMSSAB member representing territory without municipal organization if he or she is:
• a Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years of age, and
• a permanent resident of the territory without municipal organization;
• an owner or tenant of property in the territory without municipal organization; or
• the spouse of an owner or tenant of property in the territory without municipal organization.

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Social Services has created a video demonstrating the difficulty and reality for people experiencing poverty in Sault Ste. Marie to purchase healthy food.  The video can be viewed by clicking on the "Poverty is Not a Choice" link below ...

Poverty is Not a Choice 


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DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys 

True stories from the people of Sault Ste. Marie.

DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys videos give a true perspective of local people and the Social Services that are available to assist.  The Life Journeys series is intended to address the inaccurate stereo types of individuals as they travel along life's journey.

Watch ERICA'S JOURNEY here 

Watch CLYDE'S JOURNEY here 

Watch BEATRICE'S JOURNEY here 

Watch EMMA'S JOURNEY here 

Watch Snapshots of Society here


District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB) was created in the District Social Services Administration Board Act in 1998. The Board is made up of nine locally elected political representatives, six  from the City of Sault Ste. Marie, one from Prince Township and two from  the Sault North Planning Board Area. These areas represent the geographic jurisdiction of the Board.

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Ontario Works
Financial assistance for individuals and families in need including: Employment Support Services and Training

Child Care
Licensed Day Nursery services for Children 0-12 years of age. Financial Assistance with Child Care Fees & Additional Supports for Parents

Social Housing
Apply for Subsidized Housing, find Rental Locations and Tenant / Non-Tenant Information

Other Programs
Accessibility Planning & Community Co-ordination

Emergency Medical Services
Land Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services

Board Administration

 


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